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‘World’s Greatest County Fair Food’ to be decided at Clay County Fair; 30 new foods announced
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‘World’s Greatest County Fair Food’ to be decided at Clay County Fair; 30 new foods announced

Fairgoers to the 2018 Clay County Fair will have more than 30 new foods to try during their visit Sept. 8-16, including five that have been named as finalists for the third edition of the “The World’s Greatest County Fair Food” Contest. “Fantastic food is a highlight for many fairgoers,” said Fair Manager Jeremy Parsons....

City council approves arts and culture plan
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City council approves arts and culture plan

An arts and culture facility plan has caused some community contention. Last week, that contention was on display when the Spencer City Council voted 4-2-1 in approval of the $38,000 plan from McClure Engineering. When finished, the plan will look at Spencer’s arts and culture community to determine how best to promote that community as...

City council meeting, committee notes: Aug. 6, 2018
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City council meeting, committee notes: Aug. 6, 2018

People for Pets more than doubles funding request; committee tables decision The Spencer Finance and Personnel Committee tabled a discussion last week about a request from People for Pets to increase its city funding to $1,000 per month. That’s more than double the current amount of $400 per month that the Spencer organization receives from...

Downtown Crazy Days underway
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Downtown Crazy Days underway

Some bargain hunters and browsers wasted no time in looking for deals downtown Thursday morning as Crazy Days began. Spencer Main Street Director Nancy Naeve said she expects 23 to 25 stores and service providers to have sales and discounts for shoppers during the downtown area’s annual sale event. “Even some of the places that...

Floriculture Department rooted in tradition at Clay County Fair
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Floriculture Department rooted in tradition at Clay County Fair

The tradition continues at the Clay County Fair with the Creative Living Center hosting local art, culinary creations, floral designs, and different demonstrations, Sept. 8-16. A portion of that blue ribbon tradition is the Floriculture department, which catches fairgoer’s attention with roses, gladioli, dahlias, annuals, perennials, container-grown plants, trees and shrubs daily. Along with these plants, the...

City manager sees arts and culture facility plan as possible economic driver, downtown spark
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City manager sees arts and culture facility plan as possible economic driver, downtown spark

City manager Amanda Mack was visiting a Spencer farmers market last Saturday where she met an artist selling the paintings she creates out of her home’s side bedroom. The woman told Mack she heard about the farmers market and thought it would be a great place to start selling her paintings. Mack asked her whether...

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